X. Explore Case Studies
We have identified case studies from various US cities and linked them here. Some have a total cost of ownership data that can be useful for a local government considering fleet transition. They also outline the entire transition process and address pain points.
A. Columbus, OH
Columbus, OH has been a regional leader providing a plethora of resources on their website. This page Smart Columbus website has resources focused on making it simple for Columbus region municipalities to electrify their fleets.
Smart Columbus Develops Innovative Procurement Contract, Overcomes Barriers to Fleet Electrification
B. Seattle, WA
The city of Seattle has been working towards electrification for many years. Two important resources on their website are their Electrification Blueprint which lays out a path for Seattle to electrify transportation at scale. Also, the Green Fleet Action Plan included total cost of ownership calculations for transitioning the fleet to electric.
C. Denver, CO
Denver, CO has many resources on its website including information about their electric fleet plan, charging infrastructure locations, EV-ready code, electric car share program and electrifying ride sharing.
D. Minneapolis, MN
The city of Minneapolis conducted a green fleet study in 2017. The report provides recommendations and cost analysis.
I. Create Transportation Electrification Plans
II. Deploy Light-Duty Municipal Fleets
III. Support Electric Buses and Medium- and Heavy-Duty Truck Deployment
IV. Deploy Electric Vehicle Charging Access and Infrastructure
V. Identify Funding for Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure
VI. Establish Education and Outreach Initiatives
VII. Promote Economic Development by Investing in Electric Transportation
VIII. Center Equitable Electric Transportation
IX. Engage Your Local Utilities